Pi Kappa Alpha At HPU Holds Fundraiser For Muscular Dystrophy Awareness

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 12, 2009 – The members of High Point University’s Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity, Delta Omega Chapter, held their First Annual Coach to Cure Tailgate Fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Awareness on Oct 3.
Coach to Cure is a partnership between the American Football Coaches Association and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. Pi Kappa Alpha teamed up with this cause and, on Sept. 26, thousands of coaches and members of Pi Kappa Alpha across the nation helped to raise awareness of Muscular Dystrophy.
High Point’s chapter held a tailgate event in the Vert Stadium parking lot. The event included hot dog and hamburger sales; in all, the HPU chapter raised more than $350 to support the cause.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu.
Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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